Let us take time during this month of AUGUST to pause and enjoy the summer, and to thank God for the blessings of our faith, families, and homes. We hope you will consider attending some of the events our parish will offer this month.
At Saint James we are blessed with many events happening daily! Our Parish Calendar is available on our website. Please click this link to access the calendar.
Are you looking for a way to connect with other women at St. James? Join the Women of St. James, which is a community of Catholic women who are committed to growing and sharing our faith through sisterhood and service. Women can join a small faith group or becoming a member at large–register today! Contact Nina Losch with any questions WOSJ@stjamesah.org Click here for WOSJ registration
Here is a current list of events upcoming at Saint James.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTION AND ROSARY
Sat Aug 03, 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Join us on June 1st for the First Saturday Devotion and Rosary to follow the NEW Saturday 7:30am Mass in the Church. Last month we had 40 people stay for the Rosary. Join Us! Learn More>>
EDGE (MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH MINISTRY PROGRAM) MEETING
Tue Aug 06, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – EDGE is our middle school youth ministry program here at St. James and will count as Religious Education for 6th graders. All grades 6-8, both public school students, and St. James students, are invited to register. We will have a… Learn More>>
CATHOLIC FOR A REASON LECTURE
Wed Aug 07, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Join Fr. Ryan for the final session in our Catholic for a Reason Series. This session’s topic will be – Why I Continue to be Catholic Learn More>>
W.O.S.J ANNUAL BACKPACK COLLECTION FOR MARILLAC
Sat Aug 10, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – WOSJ is having their Annual Supply and Backpack Collection for Marillac Social Center on Saturday, August 10th, 1:00-3:00 in the St. James School Parking Lot and will be offering snacks, carnival-like games and fellowship as donations are collected.Learn More>>
MEET THE EVANGELIZATION AND FORMATION TEAM
Sat Aug 10, 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm – The New Evangelization and Formation Team are so excited to be serving the parishioners of St. James and the local community as a whole. The entire team will be at all of the Masses on August 10-11 and August 24-25… Learn More>>
THEOLOGY ON TAP
Wed Aug 14, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Everyone 21+ is invited to join us at Arlington Ale House on August 14 for Theology on Tap! You get 2 drink tickets, an amazing talk, and fellowship! Bring a friend. Bring 5 friends! Let’s pack the place! Our Speaker… Learn More>>
ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)
Thu Aug 15, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm – Masses will be in the Church at 7:30am, 12:00pm Noon & 7:00pm. Learn More>>
WELCOME BACK TO ST JAMES SCHOOL MASS
Sun Aug 18, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Join us at for a Welcome Back to School Mass. St. James School will have Orientation Day on August 19th and First Day of Class is August 20th. Learn More>>
DAY AT THE RACES – MEN OF ST. JAMES
Fri Aug 23, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm – We invite all men (21+) from the St. James community to join us at Arlington Park. RSVP to Sammy Delgado at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 16th. See below for more details. Learn More>>
CONFIRMATION OPENING SESSION AND PARENT MEETING
Sun Sep 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Confirmation will continue to meet on Sunday afternoons this year and registration is open. To register please visit https://registrations.planningcenteronline.com/events/252963 Our Confirmation Parent Meeting AND first Confirmation session will be September 15th from 3:00-5:00 pm. Please contact Theresa Storto if…Learn More>>
LIFETEEN NIGHTS START
Sun Sep 15, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Calling all St James 9th -12th graders! Join us every Sunday night in the fall after the 5pm Mass. Dinner will be provided and everyone is welcome. Come together and hear from some awesome speakers, great musicians and dive into… Learn More>>
FIRST DAY OF EDGE (MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH MINISTRY) PROGRAM
Tue Sep 17, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – 6th Grade RE program 7th/8th Grade Youth Ministry program Meets Tuesdays 6:30pm –8:00pm St James Church Basement: Laramine Room Learn More>>
As you and your family enjoy the beauty and fullness of summer during this month of August, please know that you are always invited and welcome to join us at weekday and Sunday Mass.